Marjorie McShane

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science Department
Co-Director LEIA (Language-Endowed Intelligent Agents) Lab
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Research Interests

Reference and ellipsis
Computational semantics
Language-endowed intelligent agents
Mindreading (mental model ascription)
Knowledge representation
Simulation and tutoring as substrates for the development of conversational intelligent agents
Computer-based knowledge elicitation

Click here for select publications by topic, lightly annotated.

Books

McShane, Marjorie. 2005. A Theory of Ellipsis. Oxford University Press.

McShane, M. 2003. An Innovative, Practical Approach to Polish Inflection. Lincom Europa. Preprint

Dissertation

McShane, M. 1998. Ellipsis in Slavic: The Syntax-Discourse Interface. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Princeton University.

Book Chapters, Invited

Nirenburg, S. and McShane, M. Forthcoming. Natural language processing. In Chipman, S. (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Science.

McShane, M. and Nirenburg, S. 2013. Use of ontology, lexicon and fact repository for reference resolution in Ontological Semantics. In Oltramari, A., Vossen, P., Qin, L. and Hovy, E. (Eds.), New Trends of Research in Ontologies and Lexical Resources. Part of the Springer Publishing series Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing, pp. 157-185. pdf

McShane, M. 2009. Developing proper name recognition, translation and matching capabilities for low- and middle-density languages. In Nirenburg, S. (ed.), Language Engineering for Lesser-Studied Languages. IOS Press, pp. 81-115. pdf

Nirenburg, S. and McShane, M. 2009. Computational field semantics: Acquiring an Ontological Semantic lexicon for a new language. In Nirenburg, S. (ed.), Language Engineering for Lesser-Studied Languages. IOS Press, pp. 183-206. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Beale, S. 2008. Ontology, lexicon and fact repository as leveraged to interpret events of change. In Huang, C., Calzolari, N., Gangemi, A., Lenci, A., Oltramari, A. and Prevot, L. (Eds.), Ontology and the Lexicon: A Natural Language Processing Perspective, pp. 98-121. Cambridge University Press. pdf

Lubensky, S. and McShane, M. 2007. Bilingual phraseological dictionaries. In Burger, H., Dobrovol'skij, D., Kühn, P., and Norrick, N.R. (Eds.), Phraseologie / Phraseology: Ein internationales Handbuch zeitgenössischer Forschung / An International Handbook of Contemporary Research. Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 919-928. pdf

McShane, M. 2002. Out of the box. In Janda, L.A., Franks, S. and Feldstein, R. (Eds.), Where One's Tongue Rules Well: A Festschrift for Charles E. Townsend. Indiana Slavic Studies 13: 147-155. pdf

Journal Articles, Refereed

McShane, M. and Babkin, P. Forthcoming. Resolving difficult referring expressions. Advances in Cognitive Systems. pdf

McShane, M. and Babkin, P. 2016. Detection and resolution of verb phrase ellipsis. Linguistic Issues in Language Technology (LiLT). pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Beale, S. 2016. Language understanding with Ontological Semantics. Advances in Cognitive Systems 4:35-55. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Beale, S. 2015. The Ontological Semantic treatment of multiword expressions. Lingvisticæ Investigationes, 38(1): 73-110. John Benjamins Publishing Company.

McShane, M. 2014. Parameterizing mental model ascription across intelligent agents. Interaction Studies, 15(3): 404-425. pdf

McShane, M., Beale, S., and Babkin, P. 2014. Nominal compound interpretation by intelligent agents. Linguistic Issues in Language Technology (LiLT), 10(1): 1-34. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., and Jarrell, B. 2013. Modeling decision-making biases. Biologically-Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA) Journal, 3: 39-50. pdf

McShane, M. and Nirenburg, S. 2012. A knowledge representation language for natural language processing, simulation and reasoning. International Journal of Semantic Computing, 6(1): 3-23. pdf

McShane, M., Beale, S., Nirenburg, S., Jarrell, B. and Fantry, G. 2012. Inconsistency as a diagnostic tool in a society of intelligent agents. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 55(3): 137-48. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., Beale, S. and Johnson, B. 2012. Resolving elided scopes of modality in OntoAgent. Advances in Cognitive Systems, 2: 95-112. pdf

McShane, M. 2009. Reference resolution challenges for an intelligent agent: The need for knowledge. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 24(4): 47-58. pdf

McShane, M. 2009. Subject ellipsis in Russian and Polish. In Holmberg, A. (Ed.), Special Issue on Partial Pro-Drop, Studia Linguistica, 63(1): 98-132. Cambridge University Press. pdf

Java, A., Nirenburg, S., McShane, M., Finin, T., English, J. and Joshi, A. 2007. Using a natural language understanding system to generate Semantic Web content. International Journal on Semantic Web & Information Systems, 3(4): 50-74. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Beale, S. 2005. An NLP lexicon as a largely language independent resource. Machine Translation, 19(2): 139-173. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Beale, S. 2005. Semantics-based resolution of fragments and underspecified structures. Traitement Automatique des Langues, 46(1): 163-184. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Zacharski, R. 2004. Mood and modality: Out of theory and into the fray. Natural Language Engineering, 19(1): 57-89. pdf

McShane, M. 2003. Redefining "paradigm" for (computer-aided) language instruction. Foreign Language Annals, 36 (2): 198-207. pdf

McShane, M. 2003. Applying tools and techniques of natural language processing to the creation of resources for less commonly taught languages. IALLT Journal of Language Learning Technologies, 35(1): 25-46. pdf

McShane, M. and Nirenburg, S. 2003. Blasting open a choice space: learning inflectional morphology for NLP. Computational Intelligence, 19(2): 111-135. pdf

McShane, M. and Nirenburg, S. 2003. Parameterizing and eliciting text elements across languages. Machine Translation, 18(2): 129-165. pdf

McShane, M. 2002. So where's that noun? Rusistika, 26: 7-14. pdf

McShane, M. 2002. Unexpressed objects in Russian. Journal of Slavic Linguistics, 10(1): 291-328. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., Cowie, J. and Zacharski, R. 2002. Embedding knowledge elicitation and MT systems within a single architecture. Machine Translation 17(4): 271-305. pdf

Oflazer, K., Nirenburg, S. and McShane, M. 2001. Bootstrapping morphological analyzers by combining human elicitation and machine learning. Computational Linguistics 27(1): 59-85. pdf

McShane, M. 2000. Hierarchies of parallelism in elliptical Polish structures. Journal of Slavic Linguistics, 8: 83-117. pdf

McShane, M. 2000. Verbal ellipsis in Russian, Polish and Czech. Slavic and East European Journal 44(2): 195-233. pdf

McShane, M. 1999. The ellipsis of accusative direct objects in Russian, Polish and Czech. Journal of Slavic Linguistics 7(1): 45-88. pdf

Proceedings, Refereed

Nirenburg, S. and McShane, M. 2016. Slashing metaphor with Occam's Razor. Proceedings of The Fourth Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems. pdf

McShane, M. and S. Nirenburg. 2016. Decisions for semantic analysis in cognitive systems. Proceedings of The Fourth Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems. pdf

McShane, M. and Nirenburg, S. 2015. OntoAgents gauge their confidence in language understanding. In Ahmed, N., Cummings, M., and Mille, C. (Eds.), Self-Confidence in Autonomous Systems: Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium. Technical report FS-15-05, pp. 22-29. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. pdf

McShane, M., and Babkin, P. 2015. Automatic ellipsis resolution: Recovering covert information from text. Proceedings of Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15), pp. 572-578. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., Jarrell, B., and Fantry, G. 2015. Learning components of computational models from texts. In Finlayson, M. A., Miller, B., Lieto, A. and Ronfard, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN'15), pp. 108-123. Published in the Open Access Series in Informatics [OASIcs], Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, Dagstuhl Publishing, Germany. pdf

Nirenburg, S. and McShane, M. 2015. The interplay of language processing, reasoning and decision-making in cognitive computing. In Biemann, C., Handschuh, S., Freitas, A., Meziane, F. and Métais, E. (Eds.), Natural Language Processing and Information Systems, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB 2015), pp. 167-179. Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9103. pdf

McShane, M. 2015. Expectation-driven treatment of difficult referring expressions. Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS-2015), Article 11. pdf

McShane, M. and Nirenburg, S. 2015. Decision-making during language understanding by intelligent agents. Artificial General Intelligence, Volume 9205 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 310-319. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Babkin, P. 2015. Sentence trimming in service of verb phrase ellipsis resolution. Proceedings of the EuroAsianPacific Joint Conference on Cognitive Science (EAP CogSci 2015). Volume 1419 of CEUR Workshop Proceedings, CEUR-WS.org, pp. 228-233. pdf

McShane, M. 2014. A multi-faceted approach to reference resolution in English and Russian. In Selegei, V. P. (Chief Editor), Computational Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies, Papers from the Annual International Conference "Dialogue", Issue 13, pp. 391-409. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., Beale, S., Jarrell, B., Fantry, G. and Mallott, D. 2013. Mind-, body- and emotion-reading. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP 2013). pdf

Nirenburg, S. and McShane, M. 2012. Agents modeling agents: Incorporating ethics-related reasoning. Proceedings of the Symposium on Moral Cognition and Theory of Mind at the AISB/IACAP World Congress, 2012. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., and Beale, S. 2011. Reference-related memory management in intelligent agents emulating humans. In: Langley, P. (Ed.), Advances in Cognitive Systems. Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium, pp. 232-239. AAAI technical report FS-11-01. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. 2011. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M., and Beale, S. 2010. Hybrid methods of knowledge elicitation within a unified representational knowledge scheme. In: Filipe, J. and Dietz, J.L.G. (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD 2010), pp. 177-192. SciTePress. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M. and Beale, S. 2010. Aspects of metacognitive self-awareness in Maryland Virtual Patient. In Pirrone, R., Azevedo, R. and Biswas, G. (Eds.), Cognitive and Metacognitive Educational Systems: Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium. AAAI Technical Report FS-10-01, pp. 69-74. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M., Beale, S., English, J. and Catizone, R. 2010. Four kinds of learning in one agent-oriented environment. In Samsonovich, A.V., Jóhannsdóttir, K.R., Chella, A., Goertzel, B. (Eds.), Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2010: Proceedings of the First Annual Meeting of the BICA Society, pp. 92-97. Amsterdam; Tokyo; Berlin; Washington, DC: IOS Press. pdf

McShane, M., Beale, S., and Nirenburg, S. 2010. Reference resolution supporting lexical disambiguation. Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, pp. 16-23. pdf

McShane, M., S. Nirenburg, B. Jarrell, S. Beale, G. Fantry. 2009. Maryland Virtual Patient: A knowledge-based, language-enabled simulation and training system. Bio-Algorithms and Med-Systems: 5(9): 57-63. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M., Beale, S., Jarrell, B. and Fantry, G. 2009. Integrating cognitive simulation into the Maryland Virtual Patient. In Westwood, J. D., Westwood, S. W., et al. (Eds.), Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 17, pp. 224-229. In the series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Amsterdam, Berlin, Oxford, Tokyo, Washington, DC: IOS Press. pdf

McShane, M., and Nirenburg, S. 2009. Dialog modeling within intelligent agent modeling. In Jönsson, A., Alexandersson, J., Traum, D., Zukerman, I. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialog Systems. pp. 52-59. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M. and Beale, S. 2009. A unified ontological-semantic substrate for physiological simulation and cognitive modeling. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (ICBO-2009), pp. 139-142. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M., and Beale, S. 2008. Resolving paraphrases to support modeling language perception in an intelligent agent. In Bos, J., Delmonte, R. (Eds.), Semantics in Text Processing: STEP 2008 Conference Proceedings, pp. 179-192. London: College Publications. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., and Beale, S. 2008. Two kinds of paraphrase in modeling embodied cognitive agents. In Samsonovich, A. V. (Ed.), Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures: Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium, pp. 162-167. AAAI Technical Report FS-08-04. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. pdf

Nirenburg, S., Beale, S., McShane, M., Jarrell, B. and Fantry, G. 2008. Language understanding in Maryland Virtual Patient. Proceedings of the Workshop on Speech Processing for Safety Critical Translations and Pervasive Applications at the 22nd Inernational Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2008), pp. 36-39. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M. and Beale, S. 2008. A simulated physiological/cognitive "double agent". In Beal, J., Bello, P., Cassimatis, N., Coen, M. and Winston, P. (Eds.), Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium "Naturally Inspired Cognitive Architectures". AAAI Technical Report FS-08-06. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M., Beale, S. and Jarrell, B. 2008. Adaptivity in a multi-agent clinical simulation system. In Honkela, T., Pöllä, M., Paukkeri, M. And Simula, O. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Adaptive Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (AKRR'08), pp. 32-39. Multiprint Espoo. pdf

McShane, M., Jarrell, B., Fantry, G., Nirenburg, S., Beale, S. and Johnson, B. 2008. Revealing the conceptual substrate of biomedical cognitive models to the wider community. In Westwood, J.D., Haluck, R.S., Hoffman, H.M., Mogel, G.T., Phillips, R., Robb, R.A. et al. (Eds.), Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 16: Parallel, combinatorial, convergent: NextMed by Design, pp. 281-286. Amsterdam; Berlin; Oxford; Tokyo; Washington, DC: IOS Press. pdf

McShane, M., Fantry, G., Beale, S., Nirenburg, S. and Jarrell, B. 2007. Disease interaction in cognitive simulations for medical training. In Proceedings of the MODSIM World Conference & Exposition, Virginia Beach. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., Beale, S., Jarrell, B. and Fantry, G. 2007. Knowledge-based modeling and simulation of diseases with highly differentiated clinical manifestations. In Bellazzi, R., Abu-Hanna, A., Hunter, J. (Eds.), Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, AIME 2007. Volume 4594 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 34-43. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. pdf

Jarrell, B., Nirenburg, S., McShane, M., Fantry, G., Beale, S., Mallott, D. and Razcek, J. 2007. An interactive, cognitive simulation of gastroesophageal reflux disease. In Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 15: in vivo, in vitro, in silico: Designing the Next in Medicine. In the series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Volume 125, pp. 194-199. pdf

Fantry, G., McShane, M., Beale, S., Forman, J., Raczek, J., Nirenburg, S., Jarrell, B. 2006. The virtual esophagus: An interactive model of esophageal physiology, pathophysiology, and simulation of esophageal motility disorders. Gastroenterology 130: A736. pdf

McShane, M., Beale, S. and Nirenburg, S. 2006. The semantics of backing up (Or: What do to with prepositions and particles?). In Sutcliffe, G. C. J. and Goebel, R. G. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, Session on Trends in Natural Language Processing, pp. 770-775. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M., Beale, S., O'Hara, T., Jarrell, B., Fantry, G. and Raczek, J. 2006. Cognitive simulation in virtual patients. Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (poster session), pp. 174-175. pdf

Beale, S., Nirenburg, S., McShane, M. and Allman, T. 2005. Document authoring the Bible for minority language translation. Proceedings of MT-Summit, Phuket, Thailand, pp. 63-70. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M. and Beale, S. 2005. Increasing understanding: Interpreting events of change. In Huang, C-R., Lenci, A. and Oltramari, A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the OntoLex Workshop at the Second International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-05). Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, pp. 43-52. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S., Beale, S. and O'Hara, T. 2005. Semantically rich human-aided machine annotation. Proceedings the Workshop on Frontiers in Corpus Annotation II: Pie in the Sky, pp. 68-75, at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-05). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. pdf

Beale, S., Lavoie, B., McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Korelsky, T. 2004. Question answering using Ontological Semantics. In Hirst, G. and Nirenburg, S. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Workshop on Text Meaning and Interpretation, pp. 41-48. Held in cooperation with the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2004). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. pdf

McShane, M., Beale, S. and Nirenburg, S. 2004. Some meaning procedures of Ontological Semantics. In Lino, M. T., Xavier, M. F., Ferreira, F., Costa, R., Silva, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2004), pp. 1885-1888. Conference CD distributed by European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Paris, France. pdf

McShane, M., Beale, S. and Nirenburg, S. 2004. OntoSem methods for processing semantic ellipsis. In Moldovan, D. and Girju, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of HLT/NAACL 2004 Workshop on Computational Lexical Semantics, pp. 1-8. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics. pdf

McShane, M., Nirenburg, S. and Beale, S. 2004. OntoSem and SIMPLE: Two multi-lingual world views. In Hirst, G. and Nirenburg, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Text Meaning and Interpretation. Held in cooperation with ACL-2004. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 25-32. pdf

Nirenburg, S., Beale, S. and McShane, M. 2004. Evaluating the performance of the OntoSem semantic analyzer. In Hirst, G. and Nirenburg, S. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Text Meaning and Interpretation. Held in cooperation with ACL-2004. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, pp. 33-40. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M. and Beale, S. 2004. The rationale for building resources expressly for NLP. In Lino, M. T., Xavier, M. F., Ferreira, F., Costa, R., Silva, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2004), pp. 3-6. Conference CD distributed by European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Paris, France. pdf

Beale, S., Nirenburg, S. and McShane, M. 2003. Just-in-time grammar. Proceedings of the 2003 International Multiconference in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M. and Beale, S. 2003. Enhancing recall in information extraction through ontological semantics. Proceedings of the Workshop on Ontologies and Information Extraction, Bucharest, Romania. pdf

Nirenburg, S., McShane, M. and Beale, S. 2003. Operative strategies in Ontological Semantics. Proceedings of HLT-NAACL-03 Workshop on Text Meaning, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.pdf

McShane, M. 2001. One formal approach leads to another. In Franks, S., King, T. H. and Yadroff, M. (Eds.), Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The Bloomington Meeting, 2000, 191-207. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Michigan Slavic Publications. pdf

McShane, M., Helmreich, S., Nirenburg, S. and Raskin, V. 2000. Slavic as testing grounds for a linguistic knowledge elicitation system. In King, T.H. and Sekerina, I.A. (Eds.), Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The Philadelphia Meeting, 1999, pp. 280-295. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Michigan Slavic Publications. pdf

McShane, M. and Zacharski, R. 2000. Modularity in knowledge elicitation and language processing. Proceedings of the Third Annual High Desert Linguistics Conference, pp. 93-104. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. pdf

McShane, M. 1999. Predictive rules of direct object ellipsis in Russian. In Dziwirek, K. et al. (Eds.), Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The Seattle Meeting, 1998, pp. 329-348. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Michigan Slavic Publications. pdf

Encyclopedia Entries

McShane, M. 2010. Ambiguity. In Hogan, Patrick C. (Ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Cambridge University Press. pdf

McShane, M. 2010. Ellipsis. In Hogan, Patrick C. (Ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Cambridge University Press. pdf

Developmental Editing

I served as Developmental Editor for The Random House Russian-English Dictionary of Idioms, by S. Lubensky. Random House, 1995. I essentially worked as a coauthor of this work for two complete rewrites over 5 years, including writing all of the explanatory, introductory materials. Excerpts

Editing

Bello, P., Guarini, M., McShane, M. and Scassellati, B. (Eds.). 2014. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

McShane, M. (Ed.) 2014. Guest edited a special issue of Interaction Studies entitled Mental Model Ascription by Intelligent Agents.

Book Review in Refereed Journal

McShane, M. 2007. Review of the book Lingvističeskie problemy komp'juternoj morfologii [Linguistic Issues in Computational Morphology, written in Russian] by S. A. Koval'. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg University Press, 2005, 151 pp; paperbound, ISBN 5-288-03731-0. Review appeared in Computational Linguistics, vol. 33 issue 2.

Technical Reports

Baker, K., Bloodgood, M., Diab, M., Dorr, B., Hovy, E., Levin, L., McShane, M., Mitamura, T., Nirenburg, S., Piatko, C., Rambow, O. and Richardson, G. 2010. SIMT SCALE 2009 Modality Annotation Guidelines. Human Language Technology Center of Excellence (HLTCOE) Technical Report #4. pdf

McShane, M. 2009. Advances in difficult aspects of reference resolution: Working Notes. ILIT Working Paper #01-09, Nov. 18, 2009 (62 pp.). pdf

McShane, M. 2009. Advances in difficult aspects of reference resolution: Project Report for SGER. ILIT Working Paper #03-09, Nov. 19, 2009. pdf

McShane, Marjorie, Sergei Nirenburg and Stephen Beale. 2009. Ontological Semantic Analysis and Difficult Reference Resolution Informing Each Other. ILIT Working Paper #02-09, Nov. 18, 2009. pdf

McShane, Marjorie, Sergei Nirenburg and Stephen Beale. 2008. Achieving Adequacy of Description of Multiword Entities in Semantically-Oriented Computational Lexicons. ILIT Working Paper #01-08. pdf

McShane, Marjorie, Stephen Beale and Sergei Nirenburg. 2005. Disambiguating homographous prepositions and verbal particles in an implemented Ontological Semantic analyzer. Working Paper #01-05, Institute for Language and Information Technologies, University of Maryland Baltimore County. pdf

Nirenburg, Sergei, Stephen Beale and Marjorie McShane. 2005. Heuristics for recovery from residual ambiguity and incongruity in the semantic interpretations of texts. Working Paper #02-05, Institute for Language and Information Technologies, University of Maryland Baltimore County. pdf

Nirenburg, Sergei, Marjorie McShane, Margalit Zabludowski, Stephen Beale, Craig Pfeifer. 2005. Ontological Semantic text processing in the biomedical domain. Working Paper #03-05, Institute for Language and Information Technologies, University of Maryland Baltimore County. pdf

McShane, Marjorie, Ron Zacharski and Sergei Nirenburg. 2005. From knowledge elicitation system to teaching tool. Working Paper #04-05, Institute for Language and Information Technologies, University of Maryland Baltimore County. pdf

McShane, Marjorie and Ron Zacharski. 2005. User-extensible on-line lexicons for language learning. Working Paper #05-05, Institute for Language and Information Technologies, University of Maryland Baltimore County. pdf

McShane, Marjorie, Sergei Nirenburg and Stephen Beale. 2005. An implemented, integrative approach to ontology-based NLP and interlingua. Working Paper #06-05, Institute for Language and Information Technologies, University of Maryland Baltimore County. pdf

McShane, Marjorie, Sergei Nirenburg and Stephen Beale. 2005. The description and processing of multiword expressions in OntoSem. Working Paper #07-05, Institute for Language and Information Technologies, University of Maryland Baltimore County. pdf

McShane, Marjorie, Ron Zacharski, Stephen Beale and Sergei Nirenburg. 2005. The Boas II named entity elicitation system. Working Paper #08-05, Institute for Language and Information Technologies, University of Maryland Baltimore County. pdf

McShane, Marjorie and Sergei Nirenburg. 2002. Reference and ellipsis in Ontological Semantics. Memoranda in Computer and Cognitive Science, MCCS-02-329. The Computing Laboratory, New Mexico State University. pdf

McShane, Marjorie. 2001. Polish Inflection Fit for Man and Machine. Memoranda in Computer and Cognitive Science, MCCS-01-325. 221 pages. The Computing Research Laboratory, New Mexico State University. pdf

Last updated: May, 2016